PITTSBURGH, PA (August 6, 2014) – PEOPLExpress™, the iconic brand that made air travel affordable and accessible, and the Allegheny County Airport Authority announce a Pittsburgh-Newport News Fly Away promotion beginning tomorrow in Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh.
To participate, you can meet representatives from PEOPLExpress™ and Pittsburgh International Airport at the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's Farmers Market in Market Square from 10AM-2PM, Thursday, August 7. There are multiple ways to win including completing an entry form at the Market Square booth. Other promotions include a @PITairport Twitter “Name the Phrase That Pays” contest, where those who follow the airport on Twitter will learn a key phrase and show up at the booth and say the phrase in order to be entered to win. There will be an additional retweet Twitter contest and a PITairport Facebook contest as well.
“PEOPLExpress™ loves Pittsburgh and we want to say thanks for the warm welcome since starting service on June 30 at Pittsburgh International Airport. From the very beginning, PEOPLExpress™ was designed to provide a fun, creative and innovative approach to air travel and this promotion is an exciting way to demonstrate that spirit,” said Jeff Erickson, CEO of PEOPLExpress™.
“The Airport Authority has a goal of helping new routes succeed and we are happy to partner with PEOPLExpress™ on this great marketing venture,” said David Minnotte, Chairman, Allegheny County Airport Authority.
PEOPLExpress™ offers nonstop flights five days a week to/from Pittsburgh International Airport and Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport with one way rates as low as $59. Virginia Beach and Norfolk are close by as well.
Flights can be booked at www.flypex.com.